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Conscious Contraceptives Kicks off College Fundraising Competition to Improve Global Sexual Health

ConCon.org provides new Support for International Change volunteers with trip sponsorship

 

San Diego, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/21/2012 -- College students, contraceptives and HIV/AIDS prevention are coming together in a nation-wide competition this spring. Conscious Contraceptives (ConCon.org), the globally conscious organization delivering contraceptives directly to consumers through a convenient and discrete online store, announced its College Campus Competition today. The competition begins on March 4th and ends on May 1st at 12:00AM PST.

During the competition, ConCon.org pledges to contribute donations toward trip sponsorship for new Support for International Change (SIC) volunteers in 2012. For each individual order received utilizing the designated discount code at the time of check out, ConCon.org pledges to donate toward the university associated with the discount code. There is no limit to the number of orders received or the donation amount contributed by ConCon.org.

In addition to the per order donation, ConCon.org will also provide an entire summer village fee sponsorship to the college that generates the most orders within the duration of the competition.

“SIC is a collaboration of motivated students and alumni from several colleges across the country driven to advance global sexual health. As their partner, we created this competition to provide the student volunteers with a fundraising tool which easily empowers them to exceed their fundraising goals,” said Cory Capoccia, founder of ConCon.org.

ConCon.org’s College Campus Competition will raise donations for SIC volunteers traveling to rural communities in Northern Tanzania to help fight the spread of HIV/AIDS. A comprehensive set of sustainable and community-based services will be provided by SIC volunteers, such as: training and supporting a network of community health workers, mobile clinics, mobile testing and counseling, awareness campaigns in schools, facilitating support groups, and income generating projects for community members living with HIV.

Founded in 2002, SIC aims to limit the impact of HIV/AIDS in underserved communities and to train future leaders in global health and development.

Participation spans college campuses coast to coast, including Berkeley, Boston, Cornell, Harvard, Stanford, University of Arizona, UCLA, and USC.

For more information about Conscious Contraceptives, visit http://www.ConCon.org

About Conscious Contraceptives “Do Good While Feeling Good”
Conscious Contraceptives is a globally conscious organization delivering contraceptives directly to the consumer through the convenient and discreet online store at ConCon.org. Inspired by the "one for one" charity model established by TOMS shoes (http://www.toms.com), a portion of every purchase from ConCon.org is contributed towards donating desperately needed contraceptives to underserved communities both domestically and in foreign countries. All of ConCon.org's donations are purchased abroad to further support local manufacturing and commerce. In addition to the donations, ConCon.org partners with US-based and international organizations to promote ongoing sexual education to reduce the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the number of unplanned pregnancies throughout the world. Using the purchasing power of individuals to benefit the greater good, we transform our customers into benefactors.

For more information about Conscious Contraceptives, visit http://www.ConCon.org